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Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 in Chiropractic |

Getting Help From Sports Medicine In San Diego

When you are younger, a sports injury is going to heal quickly and not leave you on the sidelines for too long. As a teenager, injuries heal quicker because of the makeup of your body. Not only that, but you are also able to regularly play through the pain, as you are able to “ignore” it enough to get back out there on the field. The thing is, if a sports injury is not properly treated as a teenager, it can come back later in life. While you may notice some pain here and there in your 20s and 30s, when you hit a certain age (late 30s, early 40s) all of those sports issues that you amassed earlier in life start to cause you issues. Suddenly, you notice muscles in your leg start hurting, or joint pain begin to inhibit your movement. The sports injuries that you were once able to play through come back and sideline you from your favorite activities.

There are some things that you can do at home to try and “numb” an old sports injury. Cold and hot packs help, as do “patch” medications that can help lessen pain. Of course, these items just help to cover up pain, not actually treat it. If you are going to actually treat it, you need to visit a professional who specializes in Sports Medicine in San Diego. While they may treat people when they first become injured, they also specialize in treating those who are dealing with a nagging injury that just won’t go away. You don’t have to have chronic pain to see a professional in Sports Medicine in San Diego, you just need an issue that shows up here and there.

While you may know the initial sports injury that is causing you issues, a professional in sports medicine will make sure that they gain a proper diagnosis before they treat you. Just because you strained muscles in your thigh earlier in life does not mean that the issue has not spread to other areas of the legs and torso. The professionals at the CK Chiropractic Center will make sure that they have a clear diagnosis of the issue before they start with any type of treatment.